Cannabis Calendar for the Week of May 19: Marijuana in the Highlands

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Cannabis events are pretty sparse this week, but as always, Green Labs has a mixture of weekly classes and pot-friendly social mixers to educate and entertain. Also, check out a photo gallery showcasing the intricacies of marijuana grows, cultivation classes and more in this week's Cannabis Calendar.

Mixed Bag: Marijuana in the Highlands — a photo exhibition on the movement toward cannabis legalization — will be open for viewing until Saturday, June 27, at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center. The exhibition will focus on Colorado's retail cultivation centers and underground operations in Northern California. Tickets are $10 each. Learn more here.

If you vote for High Level Health dispensary owner Jim Rice to be one of twenty contestants on CBS's Survivor: Second Chances by May 20, you will get an eighth of any strain of flower for $25 at either of his High Level Health Locations. Vote for Rice here.

On Friday, May 22, Green Labs will kickoff the weekend with Dabs & Daqs — a night of dabs, daiquiris and music — from 8 p.m. to midnight. The social mixer will cost $25 to attend. Click here for more information. 21+

Green Labs will host another Puff, Pass and Paint class on Saturday, May 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. For $50, you can enjoy cannabis while local artist Heidi Keyes teaches an intimate painting lesson. Although cannabis consumption (bring your own) is encouraged, it's not required. Learn more here. 21+

Get Fit Stay Lit Yoga Class, presented by Healthy Honeys, will make another appearance at Green Labs on Sunday, May 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a relaxing indica sesh, a one-hour yoga period and a vaporizer demonstration for $20 per person. Click here for more information. Bring your own cannabis. 21+

On Thursday, May 28, Clover Leaf University will teach Cannabis Cultivation 102: Warehouse Cultivation — a four-hour course about components of large-scale growing mediums, watering, lighting, ventilation and cycles. The stand-alone class starts at 4 p.m. at 3888 E. Mexico Avenue and costs $299 to attend. Curriculum also includes pest-control methods, advanced harvesting techniques and the importance of curing. There will be certification upon completion. Learn more here

On Saturday, May 30, at 2 p.m., Green Labs will host a crash course on growing your own cannabis. Students will learn about working with small to medium grows, outdoor vs. indoor gardening, electrical safety, ventilation, soil preparation, harvesting and more. The two-hour class will cost $45 to attend and is for adults 21+ and red-card holders over eighteen only. Click here for more information.

CannaCon will take place June 11-13 at the Colorado Convention Center. Claiming to be the "world's largest canna-business marketplace," the expo, which is geared toward cannabis businesses, employees, entrepreneurs and investors, will feature daily seminars, guest speakers and product showcases for anyone interested in the economics of the emerging pot industry. Tickets range from $50 (one day) to $125 (three days). Click here for more information.

Know of an event that should be in the Cannabis Calendar? Send it to marijuana@westword.com

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